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Meet the new House, Senate

Meet the new House, Senate

The Burn Pit takes a look at the election results in some key states and offers up some insight on a few of the candidates.

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Appeals court extends life of DADT

Appeals court extends life of DADT

Divided three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals grants U.S. government’s request for a stay, taking same side as American Legion.

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Legion: Prudential accounts 'dishonest'

Legion: Prudential accounts 'dishonest'

Legion requests permission to file amicus brief in support of Lucey v. Prudential Insurance Co. of America.

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VA begins Agent Orange payments

VA begins Agent Orange payments

Funds distributed to Vietnam veterans qualifying for compensation under recent presumption changes; Legion lobbied for and applauded the changes.

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Tips for managing your online identity

Tips for managing your online identity

A recruiter or hiring manager will usually Google your name or search for you on LinkedIn after receiving your resume.

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GI Bill changes in limbo as Senate recesses

GI Bill changes in limbo as Senate recesses

S. 3447 currently sits with an absent Senate. The bill would add significant improvements to the current education benefit legislation.

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'One family at a time'

The documentary ‘Mother of Normandy' tells the inspiring story of Simone Renaud, a French woman whose personal mission was to care for the graves of U.S. soldiers.

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Hey, Big Spender

Americans love to blame the political parties for government's fiscal binge, but Washington is merely imitating us.

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Bulleit Proof

The man behind the famous bourbon brand is a Vietnam War veteran and proud Legionnaire.

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Who we celebrate on Veterans Day

Veterans Day provides the perfect opportunity to reflect on the diversity found in the armed forces and in our organization.

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All About You

Hill tips the red cap to those who make the Legion a force for our nation.

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Cause and Effect

The Millennium Cohort Study focuses on the long-term health-care consequences of deployment.

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54 students graduate from Legion College

54 students graduate from Legion College

National Commander Jimmie L. Foster tells students to slowly make the best of their new knowledge.

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Support pours in for Shelby World Series

Support pours in for Shelby World Series

The vision of creating a grand slam American Legion World Series in Shelby, N.C., is becoming reality, thanks to the community’s unending support.

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Legion following burn pit issue

Legion following burn pit issue

Legion rep attends meeting where environmental hazards affecting U.S. servicemembers are discussed.

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Legion staff attends AUSA Convention

Legion staff attends AUSA Convention

Quality-of-life for military families, Army readiness and resiliency training among topics covered during convention.

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DVD review: 'The Americans in the Bulge'

DVD review: 'The Americans in the Bulge'

The 90-minute documentary discusses the largest land battle ever fought by the U.S. Army: the Battle of the Bulge.

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Contracting opportunities found in Iraq

The Iraq Homeland and Border Control Conference & Expo invites veterans and other interested individuals to Washington from Dec. 2 - 3 for an information seminar on developing contracting operations and businesses in Iraq.

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Job Fair a 'resounding success'

Job Fair a 'resounding success'

Around 30 veterans received jobs after attending the Legion’s Heroes to Hometowns Job Fair during National Convention.

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Activities keep Legion students busy

Activities keep Legion students busy

Since last Sunday, the 54 National American Legion College students have been immersed in concentrated classroom and small group activities.

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54 students attend Legion College

54 students attend Legion College

The 12th annual National American Legion College is under way in Indianapolis, training Legionnaires to be future leaders.

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Legislative council nominations needed

Legislative council nominations needed

With changes expected in Congress following the upcoming elections, it is imperative to have a council in place by January.

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'Honor not for sale'

'Honor not for sale'

American Legion National Commander Jimmie L. Foster reaffirmed the Legion's opposition to a proposed casino near Gettysburg battlefield.

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Legion Veterans Day ad slick distributed

Legion Veterans Day ad slick distributed

National Public Relations Division sending ad to more than 8,000 newspapers across the country.

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Theater gives military youth a voice

Theater gives military youth a voice

In support of Operation: Military Kids, Kansas State University created an interactive theater program for military youth to express their feelings about deployment.

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Fall meetings produce new resolutions

Fall meetings produce new resolutions

NEC passes 30 resolutions covering a broad swath of The American Legion's mission.

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American Education Week, Nov. 14-20

American Education Week, Nov. 14-20

The National Education Association’s 89th American Education Week is approaching, and The American Legion encourages posts to get involved in the celebration.

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Legion reaches out to college campuses

Legion reaches out to college campuses

Legion’s Economic director offers organization’s help during National Association of Veteran Program Administrators Conference in Las Vegas.

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Legion seeking suicide prevention input

Legion seeking suicide prevention input

Legionnaires and posts that are involved in suicide-prevention programs are urged to contact the Legion’s Washington office.

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National History Contests decided

National History Contests decided

Posts, departments honored for narrative, yearbook submissions; Legionnaires are reminded to start preparing for 2011 contest.

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